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  • Sorrel: Ancient edible wonder -- and potential headache

    For the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean, sorrel soup was a harbinger of spring. The wild perennial, a plant tough enough to endure snow, has fed humans in Europe and Asia for thousands of years. Today, domesticated varieties are essential for...
  • Winemaker night at Everson Royce, Bruery at Cooks County, farm dinner at Fig

    Winemaker night at Everson Royce, Bruery at Cooks County, farm dinner at Fig
    Everson Royce in Pasadena is holding a special winemaker flight night Friday night from 5 to 8 p.m. Winemaker Mark Adams from Saxum, where he is an assistant winemaker and from Ledge Vineyards, a solo side project in Paso Robles, will be on hand to talk...
  • Julia Child's birthday, Melisse series, Salt's Cure anniversary, summer grilling

    Julia Child's birthday, Melisse series, Salt's Cure anniversary, summer grilling
    Sip-tember cocktail competition: In honor of Julia Child’s birthday on Thursday, her hometown, Pasadena, is celebrating with the launch of a citywide cocktail competition. Starting with 64 drinks from 32 restaurants and bars, patrons can vote for...
  • Remembering Julia Child on what would have been her 101st birthday

    Remembering Julia Child on what would have been her 101st birthday
    So many memorials to Julia Child today, on what would have been her 101st birthday, it made me think of her once again. Perhaps the greatest honor I've ever received was that her family chose my appreciation of her to be read aloud at her funeral. I...
  • 'Summer Tastes' at Jar, 'Dead Chefs' series, a Border Grill mescal dinner

    'Summer Tastes' at Jar, 'Dead Chefs' series, a Border Grill mescal dinner
    'Summer Tastes' at Jar: Chef Suzanne Tracht and her team are offering "Summer Tastes" at Jar, a three-course menu of seasonal eats. The menu, priced at $40 per person, will change each month and will be available nightly. The latest "Summer Taste" menu...
  • Recipes that speak plainly

    Recipes that speak plainly
    Ever since I picked up my first Elizabeth David book, I've been enamored of her prose recipe style. And by that I mean recipes written in a minimalist way, not in numbered steps, almost as a narrative. No long reel of ingredients. A few sentences or...
  • National Rum Day calls for a California rum from Bay Area's St. George Spirits

    National Rum Day calls for a California rum from Bay Area's St. George Spirits
    How about a California rum to celebrate National Rum Day? It turns out the Imperial Valley grows sugar cane and from that the folks at St. George Spirits in the San Francisco Bay Area produce an extraordinary St. George California Agricole Rum (formerly...
  • Good Girl Dinette serves breakfast; 'Dead Chefs' at The Residency; La Brea Bakery grilling

    Good Girl Dinette serves breakfast; 'Dead Chefs' at The Residency; La Brea Bakery grilling
    Here are a few highlights from a flood of food events and news just in time for summer. ‘Dead Chefs’ at The Residency: Micha Wexler (formerly at Mezze) and Mike Kassar will combine forces with Umamicatessen’s The Residency in a “...
  • Christmas dinner: Get your goose

    Christmas dinner: Get your goose
    Once I lived in a place where winter temperatures regularly dipped below freezing, and my best friend was my goose down comforter. My downstairs neighbor was a Renaissance English scholar, and every year he did the whole Dickens Christmas feast complete...
  • Julia Child foundation sues Williams-Sonoma over chef's name, image

    Julia Child foundation sues Williams-Sonoma over chef's name, image
    The nonprofit organization that safeguards Julia Child's legacy has a beef with culinary retail giant Williams-Sonoma, according to a lawsuit filed last week in Santa Barbara County Superior Court. The chain has been illegally using Child's name and...
  • Fall Guide 2013: Karen Janes Woditsch has mastered the art of portraying Julia

    Fall Guide 2013:  Karen Janes Woditsch has mastered the art of portraying Julia
    It takes moxie to play Julia Child any time, but tackling the role onstage a year after Meryl Streep nailed the beloved chef's bonhomie and trademark trill on screen in "Julie and Julia" seems especially daunting. Yet Karen Janes Woditsch's Julia in "To...
  • 'Martha Stewart's Cooking School': 'I think I can carry on where Julia [Child] left off'

     
    "I love to teach, and PBS came to me looking for a real cooking show, one that would inspire experienced cooks - and new cooks - to get in the kitchen and really try these things,"...